Published January 06, 2012
President Obama, in outlining proposed defense cuts at the Pentagon on Thursday, urged officials to remember the "lessons of history" and to make sure the country does not repeat the mistakes of the past by leaving the military "ill-prepared" for the future.
Published January 03, 2012
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is scheduled to roll out more than $260 billion in defense budget cuts later this week in what sources familiar with the Pentagon's strategy review say will show the U.S. will no longer be able to fight two ground wars simultaneously.
Published December 26, 2011
The United Nations and the Iraqi government have announced that they have signed an agreement about what to do with 3,400 Iranian exiles who have been left stateless and under siege at a refugee camp in Iraq. The State Department welcomed the announcement.
Published December 17, 2011
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta made history Saturday as the first U.S. defense chief to ever visit Libya.
Published December 15, 2011
Published December 09, 2011
When the Iranians captured a downed U.S. Sentinel drone intact, the U.S. lost more than just the technology inside their high-tech spycraft. A secret program to gather intelligence about Iran’s nuclear sites was revealed and the U.S. had to admit they were running spy missions from an air base in Western Afghanistan.
Published December 08, 2011
U.S. officials have confirmed to Fox News that images aired by Iranian state television do in fact show the secret U.S. drone that went down last week in eastern Iran.
Published December 02, 2011
Capt. Samson Luke served seven years in the U.S. Army, deployed twice to Iraq and was given the Bronze Star for "bravery, heroism or meritorious" service after a particularly harrowing incident in 2006 that left many in his unit dead. He later died in the U.S., but the Army has declined to pay out military death benefits to the family.
Published November 18, 2011
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said ahead of a meeting Friday with Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak that he would warn his Israeli counterpart about the global economic consequences of a military strike on Iran's nuclear program, adding that he still favors sanctions and diplomacy over a strike.
Published October 21, 2011
All F-22 Raptors at Langley Air Force Base in Virginia have been grounded after a pilot experienced loss of oxygen while flying.